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Author: K. Nanjunda Prasad, Dr. M. G. Manjunatha
Place: Huliyar, Chikkanayakana Halli, Tumakuru
In this article, the authors bring to light, a stone inscription found at Mallikarjuna temple, Huliyar of Chikkanayakanahalli taluk. The authors have furnished the text of the inscription. They date it to 1208 AD, March 6th, to the rule of Veera Ballala, the grandson of the famous Hoysala king Vishnuvardhana. Inscription speaks of donation of land made by chieftain Govideva to the deity, Brahmeshwara. It also describes the gallantry of Govideva and gives a glimpse into the history of Hoysalas.